(Update: Unfortunately, many of the historic links on this post are dead. Thanks to Archive.org, here is a link to a snapshot of the now defunct PaperClick.com.) Remember the CueCat? One of the most embarassing technologies of the web era? It was based on the premise that people who see something in print and need […]
rexblog ranking: Just like the Atlantic Monthly (see the previous post), I really don’t think rankings are that important but I want to have one anyway as that’s what readers want to read about. So, for your ranking entertainment pleasure, I would like to report that the rexblog was yesterday”s 29th most-read weblog on a […]
Rank (as in smelly) rankings: On Sunday, I blogged the news that Atlantic Monthly was issuing a college ranking issue filled with stories about how one should ignore such rankings. Today, the NYT joins (reg. required) in the coverage of the reluctant rankings. The focus on articles about why such rankings is ridiculous within the […]
AOL huns pillage Boise in PR rampage: The Idaho Statesman reports on AOL’s “Forgive-Us for Being Idiots Fest, 2003″ in Boise. According to local resident Peggy Sawicki, “This is overkill….Obviously they have too much money.” The rexblog would like to applaud Ms. Sawicki on her insightful punditry. (via Marketingwonk.)
Magavangelist: The MPA has hired an advertising agency veteran to tout to that community the brilliance of advertising in magazines, according to Mediapost’s Larry Dobrow. Harlan Schwarz’s title is NOT magavangelist, but it should be.